Definition of electrocoat in US English:

electrocoat

noun

Manufacturing Technology
  • A coating applied to an object by immersing it in a colloidal suspension of particles and making it act as one of a pair of electrodes that apply an electric field, so that the particles migrate towards it; a coating added by electrophoretic deposition.

verb

Manufacturing Technology
  • with object And without object. To apply a coating to (an object) by electrocoating.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Daily Telegraph. From electro- + coat<br>mid 19th century. From electro- + coat. Compare slightly later electrocoating.

Pronunciation

electrocoat

/ɪˈlɛktrəʊkəʊt/